Having begun his career at SOM’s Chicago office, Kent relocated to London in 1999, where he leads projects throughout Europe and internationally. Under his leadership, the London office has undertaken numerous significant projects including the renovation of the United Nations’ Palais des Nations complex; the construction of a new JTI headquarters in Geneva; the design of Scandinavia’s tallest building, Karlatornet, in Gothenburg; and the award-winning Manhattan Loft Gardens, a 42-story residential tower adjacent to London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Kent has spoken widely at conferences and architectural schools around the world. In 2015 he was invited by TEDxUCL to present an innovative research project focused on the need to deliver high-quality, sustainable homes to address the housing crisis in London.
As a leader of SOM’s strategic climate action group, Kent strives to…
Annual Conference, Steering Committee (London 2013)
London Conference Steering Committee Meeting
20 March 2013